The multi-state Mega Millions lottery jackpot continues to increase at a record pace.  As of 9:45a this morning, the jackpot is now an incredible $640 million with a cash value of $462 million.

Just in Texas, cumulative Mega Millions sales for the current cycle, thru Friday morning, total more than $60 million, including more than $16.4 million and counting in sales for tonight’s drawing alone.

Yesterday, Mega Millions ticket sales in Texas were more than $10 million.

Ticket sales for tonight's Mega Millions jackpot cut off at 9:45p Central Time.